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The first three adventures set in the amazing realm created by the Hugo Award– winning author of Riverworld and “an excellent science fiction writer” (Isaac. The world of tiers by Philip José Farmer; 8 editions; First published in DAISY for print-disabled Download ebook for print-disabled (DAISY). Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Philip José Farmer “Farmer offers his audience a The World of Tiers Volume One: The Maker of Universes, The Gates of Creation, and A Private Cosmos eBook: Philip José Farmer: Kindle Store.
World of Tiers Series. They are set within a series of artificially-constructed universes, created and ruled by decadent beings who are genetically identical to humans, but who regard themselves as superior, the inheritors of an advanced technology they no longer understand. Book 1. When Robert Wolff found a strange horn in an empt… More. Want to Read. Shelving menu.
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This is no different for the big markets either. Based on this great article , the French market is pretty much open to translations and the competition might be smaller. Books priced at 2. There are some holes in the story, but it still stands as a fun, quick read.
It's still a fairly unique adventure story that is based on SF, but has some fantasy elements, sort of. I still thi I'm re-reading this now after finally completing the series. I still think so. It is now a series of 7 books.
I haven't read 6 or 7, yet. Reviews for the last book are not encouraging, but I will get them because I need closure!!!
He falls in with a knave who leads him on a merry chase through a private world of tiers that is inhabited by a bizarre collection of mythological beings that were grown in the labs of the creator of the universe.
It's really just a fun, action story with an SF basis but really more of a fantasy novel. Space travel isn't really possible since the 'stars' aren't really there, they're imperfections in the lining of the bubble universe we inhabit. The makers of the universes aren't even the originators of this, they found out the same thing as they developed.
They are now an old, declining race. The main character of the series is Kickaha, the merry knave that first introduces Wolf to the new universe. His battle with one lord, Red Orc, in particular is a central theme - the clean cut hero against the decadent villan.